Definition of light gun in English:

light gun

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  • A handheld gunlike photosensitive device used chiefly in computer games, held to the display screen for passing information to the computer.
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    • Your television screen is coated with a stuff called phosphor that lights up when the light guns shine on it.
    • The new light gun will blow you away with its pixel accuracy and sleek pistol grip.
    • When the controllers are connected to the light gun attachment, it works pretty well.

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